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.m. on the west. we begin this hour in libya, where citizens speaking out in support of the u.s. and democracy have stormed the headquarters of several radical groups. hundreds marching to express their outrage at one organization has been linked to the attack on the u.s. consulate that left four americans dead. that group has denied any involvement. in a separate demonstration, at least four people have been killed and more than 70 injured in an attack on another militia. the protests come amid news that eight people including some extremists have been arrested in connection with the consulate attack. our correspondent is on the ground in benghazi. >> reporter: there was an initial sense of euphoria. people saying that this is the real libya, cleansed of extremists by its own people. but the situation quickly turned sinister. >> yeah, yeah, be careful. >> down the road there -- >> yeah, yeah. >> over here on the left-hand side. >> there is gunfire at a second location. this is the second location. just on the other side of this wall is the second location that we are told is being struck toni
this morning. number one, the u.s. has warned iran to stop providing arms to syrian president al assad. hillary clinton asked syria's neighboring countries to refuse using the air space to transport those weapons. the u.s. announced a $15 million in nonlethal support for syrian opposition forces. >>> staying in iran, the country's news agency was fooled by the folks at the onion. took credit for a story claims a gallup poll found that rural white americans prefers ahmadinejad over president obama. they removed the story once they realized the onion was not a legitimate news organization. >>> our third story, president obama is now a net job creator. that's according to new data from the labor department. about 4.3 million jobs were lost in the president's first years, but revised figures show about 4.4 million jobs have been recovered since then, including 125,000 jobs since early 2010. >>> in money news, bank of america will pay more than $2.4 billion to settle a class action lawsuit over its acquisition of merrill lynch. investors sued in 2009 claiming the bank misled them over the financial
're now saying that the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, was indeed an organized terrorist attack. the original statement after the september 11 attack was that it was a violent end to a spontaneous protest over an anti-muslim film. but an investigation found evidence to the contrary. that investigation is still going on. >>> president obama spoke with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu over the phone for about 20 minutes yesterday. the white house says the president reaffirmed his commitment to israel's security and agreed they must prevent iran from getting a nuclear weapon. the president has been criticized for not meeting with netanyahu in person. netanyahu has expressed frustration with the u.s. for not taking a more aggressive stance on iran. the u.s. instead relying on diplomacy and sanctions. later, mitt romney also spoke to netanyahu by phone. >>> well there are only 38 days left until election day. early voting has already started in a few states and even more kick it up next week. also next week, the first presidential debate. that's on wednesday
this hour with new details on that consulate attack in libya. it left four americans, including the u.s. ambassador to america, chris stevens, dead. sources tell us the consulate was doused with diesel fuel killing ambassador stevens, and i.t. specialist sean smith with toxic smoke. learning about how two other men, former navy s.e.a.l.s tyron woods and glen doherty were killed. they were part of security in an annex when they contributed. fran townsend explains. >> reporter: they get a phone call that their colleagues at the consulate are taking fire and they need help. they leave the security of the annex and run into the direction of the fire fight. they are round up all the staff includes americans, foreign services, and it included regrettably at that time the body of sean smith. can't find the ambassador. they must evacuate and they take all these other people to a much smaller annex and secure them and they figure they are not taking fire there. >> some libyans are denouncing the attack take together streets to express outrage over the killings and to show support for democracy a
're reasonable and we're willing to talk and that sort of sets the stage for what will happen the u.s. election and early next year. >> you know, jim, ahmadinejad, really, he's on his way out. the iranian economy is in crisis and high inflation and money has been choked off by sanctions and many iranians are embarrassed. is he becoming irrelevant now that he is really a in the last nine months of his presidency? his leadership there? >> you know, deb, i think that's a good question. i think we as americans, we think iran and we think ahmadinejad. you know, it has always been the case that in the iranian system, it's not the president, it's the supreme leader who calls the shots. now, ahmadinejad over eight years has come, you know, risen and gone down and risen and gone down in terms of his power, but, you're right to say that he's a lame duck and they have a presidential election in june and he's down to his last, you know, little more than six months and beyond that, beyond that, within the last two years, he and his inner circle have come under increased pressure and even rumors he might be
to baffle lawful gun owners. >> reporter: so that's a yes. >> a lot of gun owners believe ak-47s belong in the hands of soldier, not the hands of criminals. >> reporter: the reason obama's yes has an asterisk, that in four years, no new gun control laws have been enacted. under obama's watch concealed weapons are now allowed on am track trains and in national parks. >> he's continued to pay lip service to those things but he hasn't shown real leadership pursuing those changes. >> reporter: yes, background checks have gotten more there or rogue under obama for people legally buying guns in gun shops. the big problem remains gun shows and the internet, specifically unlicensed dealers selling firearms to buyers with no background check needed. president obama has supported closing the gun show loophole in the past but the white house says his focus now is on existing laws. governor romney says no to any further regulation of gun shows. >> there's no particular change in law that's going to keep people in tent on doing harm from doing harm. >> the majority of gun owners believe we should do
on a list of things never to do, this would be near the top. a man believed to be in his 20s jumped from the monorail at the bronx zoo and into a tiger pit. he's in critical condition after suffering puncture wounds but he's alive. that's the good news. staff used a fire extinguisher to keep the tiger at bay and the jumper then rolled under a hot wire to safety. wow. >> money can soon be on the way to the victims of the theaters victims in aurora, colorado. a special master has been appointed to distribute money to the families of those who lost their lives and the 58 wounded in that attack. feinberg comes to the project with specialized experience. he's also been hired by penn state who help claims by victims. ken feinberg joins me this morning. >> good morning. >> why do you think specifically you've been called in to help manage these funds once again? >> well, i think the previous funds worked, they were successful, 9/11 and virginia tech, agent orange, bp. and i think that success sort of breeds a repeat performance in these rare situations where compensation is ready to be distribu
only candy crowley will be moderating that debate. s and then in boca raton, orida, and that's two weeks before election day. there's also one vice presidential debate in danville, kentucky, on october 11th. both of those vice presidential candidates are making noise on the campaign trail while the presidential candidates prepare for their debate. here's vice president joe biden in one of the key swing states. >> these people are not about to vote for reduce the national debt or have a plan if it requires millionaires to pay a cent, and the amazing thing, they're concerned. what's even more amazing, i watched at their convention, is they discovered the middle class. it was, like mishgs god, there's a middle class. there it is. there it is. i never heard -- i never heard those guys use the phrase middle class more probably in their whole lives than they did at that convention. >> not surprisingly, paul ryan is also focussing on swing states. he made stops in new hampshire and ohio yesterday. in the buckeye state he talked about challengers to gun rights. >> the next president is goi
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